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S. kirkii 'Silver Blue' flower

Posted by michaela z6%2B TN (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 5, 12 at 15:49

Here is another view of this beautiful flower. Compare it to the picture of the flower bud in the first post of this thread.


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RE: S. kirkii 'Silver Blue' flower

According to The Sansevieria Journal, Vol. 19, there is some discussion as to whether or not 'Silver Blue' is a kirkii. based on the fact S.B. has a particularly thick and rounded leaf at the soil line. Experts also point out that the short flower stalk (4" tall on this plant) are uncharacteristic of the kirkii species. The better-known plant we call kirkii 'superclone' is also under suspect as a kirkii variety. 'Silver Blue' is under the microscope as one of the S. mafinga types of Sansevierias.


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RE: S. kirkii 'Silver Blue' flower

michaela,
Thanks for sharing, I was patiently waiting to see a photo of the flower!

Planto


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RE: S. kirkii 'Silver Blue' flower

Yes, thanks for sharing these photos. It is good, well documented information. -Chris


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RE: S. kirkii 'Silver Blue' flower

Amazing flower! Beautiful photos! You should have them framed to hang.
Barbara


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RE: S. kirkii 'Silver Blue' flower

I hope these are saved and collected to be featured in a new Sansevieria book. Would you mind, Mike?


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